• By Vivien Williams

Mayo Clinic Minute: The Need for Blood

June 13, 2016

a woman smiling in a WHO World Blood Donor Day graphicJune 14 is World Blood Donor Day. To honor this day, the World Health Organization (WHO) wants to thank those who donate blood. It's also a good reminder, whether it be horrific tragedies or local blood drives, the constant need for this life-saving gift is year-round. In this Mayo Clinic Minute, reporter Vivien Williams discusses why donating blood matters.

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